Mathematics

Question

Carl has three lengths of cable, 5/6 yard long, 1/4 yard long, and 2/3 yard long. He needs at least 1 yard of cable. A: Which two pieces together make a a length at least 1 yard and closest to 1 yard? B: If Carl uses the two smallest pieces, how much more cable would he need? C: After Carl has used 1 yard of cable, how much cable will he have left? Explain how you found your answer.

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